8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Areni
— 1 day
2
Dilijan
— 3 nights
3
Yerevan
— 3 nights

1
day
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, and finally learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery.

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Cairo, Egypt to Areni is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Armenia Standard Time (AMT) is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Areni

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Old Bridge Winery
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

3
nights
Dilijan

Dilijan ©
An alpine haven resting in a plush evergreen national park, Dilijan has made a name for itself as the "Armenian Switzerland." A much-loved spa town rich in culture and history, uncover the majestic 10th century monasteries, undisturbed scenic vistas, and hiking trails through undulating forest.
You've added Dilijan Amphitheater, Museum of Folk Art (Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation in Dilijan), Jukhtakvank Monastery, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Kecharis Monastery and Noratus Cemetery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hayravank Monastery and Dilijan National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Dilijan side-trips: Yenokavan Canyon (in Yenokavan), Lastiver Cave (in Ijevan) and Lake Sevan (in Sevan). There's more to do: make a trip to Goshavank Monastery and appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Dilijan online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Areni to Dilijan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yerevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kecharis Monastery, Yenokavan Canyon, Noratus Cemetery, Lastiver Cave, Hayravank Monastery
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Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

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nights
Yerevan

Yerevan ©
Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Saint Sarkis Cathedral, Katoghike Church, Land Of Noah, and other attractions. Get in touch with nature at Garni Gorge and Master Levon's Divine Underground. Popular historic sites such as Echmiadzin Monastery and The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Yerevan: The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard) and Garni Temple (in Garni). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Dalan Art Gallery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vernissage Market, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and explore the world behind art at Cafesjian Center for the Arts.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Yerevan attractions planner.

Getting from Dilijan to Yerevan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, The Monastery of Geghard, Master Levon's Divine Underground
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Echmiadzin Monastery ©
Echmiadzin Monastery
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard

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